How Would You Like to Be Married by Pope Francis?

At Wednesday's General Audience, a newly married couple walks past the Swiss Guards to receive the traditional papal blessing.

The Vatican has announced that next month, Pope Francis will officiate at his first wedding ceremony since his election to the papacy.On September 14, Pope Francis will marry not just one, but 20 engaged couples from the Diocese of Rome.  The nuptial Mass will take place in St. Peter's Basilica, just a few weeks before the start of the extraordinary synod of bishops on the family.According to the Catholic Herald, this will be the first time since 2000 that a pope has officiated at a … [Read more...]

That Woman Who Married a Mannequin–Well, At Least They Won’t Fight!

Mannequin husband

Perhaps you've seen Suzanne Heintz, creator of The Playing House Project.  Here, see how happy she is as she celebrates the renewal of her wedding vows?  They've been together for fourteen years, through good times and bad, in all kinds of weather.You see, her husband is mellow, even stoic.  This handsome dude will never cheat on her, never spend the grocery money on a night of gambling with old college buddies, never squeeze the toothpaste tube in the middle.  He'll never complain if she … [Read more...]

IRS to Pay $50,000 Fine for Leaking Conservative Group’s Tax Return – UPDATED

NOM and IRS

The Internal Revenue Service has agreed to pay $50,000 in damages to the National Organization for Marriage (NOM) after unlawfully releasing the conservative organization's 2008 tax return to the Human Rights Campaign, a gay rights group.NOM, which was one of the organizers of the March for Marriage on June 19, works to defend the institution of marriage at the local, state and national levels.  They work with legislators, by informing voters when they head to the ballot box, and by giving … [Read more...]


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